• Sold for: Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth.
  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 03, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

I am selling off large portions of my theatre collection, scrapbooks, programs, autographs, starting with my Sarah Bernhardt collection. This is an autograph from before 1900, I would estimate, based on the age of the cabinet photo. The photo was taken by W&D Downey, of London. Madame Bernhardt appears to be crying, in one of those strange operatic expressions she was so renowned for. A tear has fallen half-way down her left cheek (your right).